The Internet Engineering Task Force is planning changes to the fundamental protocol that powers the web to make it more resistant to surveillance.
You're probably familiar with the number 404: "Web Page Does Not Exist."
But you probably haven't heard of 451, a new proposal with an interesting etymology.
Paul Ducklin takes a look...
"Honey, why are the lights flashing 'URPWN3D' in Morse code?"
If you spent a cool $60 each on light globes (bulbs) from the Apple store...
...how much security would you expect?
It was twenty years ago today/That the World Wide Web came out to play...
On 30 April 1993, CERN Geneva officially put the Web, and the early client and server side software that made it work, into the public domain...
By its own account, the IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
Not quite the organisation you'd expect to store 100GB of HTTP logs in a world readable internet facing directory.
O2 mobile users in the UK are venting on Twitter today, fuming at their discovery that their phone number is being shared with every website that they visit over the network.
But users of other mobile phone networks may be also affected.
Giant enterprise database company Oracle has published an out-of-band security update for the recent Apache DDoS vulnerability.
Out-of-band updates from Oracle are rare, so this one spells one word, "Importance!"